This subject discusses the role and value of research as applied in information agencies. It examines the role of research in professional practice, the major philosophies of research, the components of a research study, and major research methods and techniques. This provides students with the background to evaluate the research literature, interpret research results and implement their own project in practice and/or in future research endeavours.
School of Information Studies
- Reasons for research and its values
- Terms and traditions of research
- Broad overview of common methods
- Basic evaluation tools
- Experience in using evaluation tools
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